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White-eyed Thrush

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Photo by Tanager   Location:  Ecclesdown Road, Jamaica, March 2012
Photo by Tanager
Location: Ecclesdown Road, Jamaica, March 2012
Turdus jamaicensis


[edit] Identification

Dark grey upperside, paler underside, dark brown head, white-dark striped throat, white semi-collar just below, and white iris.
Juvenile differ in lacking dark stripes in throat

[edit] Distribution


[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.

[edit] Habitat

Moist forests on mountains and hillsides and more rarely in lowland (mostly non-breeding).

[edit] Behaviour

Finds food in dense vegetation at all levels of the forest. Eats insects and other invertebrates and fruit

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at
  2. Raffaele et al. 1998. Birds of the West Indies. Christopher Helm, London. ISBN 0713649054

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